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Definition of Cordillera
CordilleraCordillera Cor*dil"ler*a (k?r-d?l"l?r-?; Sp. k?r`d?-ly?"r?),
n. [Sp., fr. OSp. cordilla, cordiella, dim. of cuerda a rope,
string. See Cord.] (Geol.)
A mountain ridge or chain.
Note: Cordillera is sometimes applied, in geology, to the
system of mountain chains near the border of a
continent; thus, the western cordillera of North
America in the United States includes the Rocky
Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Coast and Cascade ranges.
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